Generally speaking, green hair is in your tank because of a series of problems, not one single issue.
Aquarists interested in propagating marine aquarium fishes have taken a special interest in copepods for their superior nutritional quality and appeal to delicate marine fish larvae. But, with over 14,000 described species of copepods choosing an ideal candidate for culture can be a daunting challenge.
Matthew L. Wittenrich documents the successful captive breeding and rearing of the Psychedelic or Green Mandarin Dragonet, Synchiropus splendidus.
Matthew L. Wittenrich describes the shocking methodology used to harvest Mandarin Dragonets from the wild, and argues this is one more reason the aquarium industry must focus on commercial scale captive breeding.
Dr. Frank Marini’s initial reports on breeding the Banggai Cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni, circa 1996, as originally published in The Journal of MaquaCulture.